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Lead Storyboard Artist

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Lead Storyboard Artist

$32/hour - $34/hour
• Intermediate Level

Summary

The Lead Storyboard Artist is responsible for maintaining a high level of artistic and visual storytelling by leading a team of storyboard artists and revisionists.

Category Animation  Art Department 
Location Greater Atlanta Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Sep 14, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

This role reports to the Director. There are two or three Lead Storyboard Artists per series.

Required Skills:
  • At least 6 years industry experience desired. 
  • Experience in Feature Animation, Game Cinematics and Live Action a plus.
  • At least 2 years of management experience desired.
  • Proficiency in Toonboom Storyboard Pro as well as Adobe Suite, particularly Photoshop
  • Strong skills in staging, composition, and cinematography as it pertains to storyboarding for animation.
  • Working knowledge of basic animation principles and techniques.
  • Excellent knowledge of human and animal anatomy.
  • Strong skills in action-comedy storytelling.
  • Must be able to pitch sequences and scenes to Directors and Supervisors.
  • Must have strong time management skills, as well as the ability to meet tight deadlines to the expected level of quality.
  • Comfortable working and making decisions independently as well as part of a team.
  • Must have the ability to critically self-evaluate, self-edit, and problem solve.
  • Thorough understanding of the storyboard pipeline, and how it interconnects with other departments.
  • Fantastic anticipation, preparation, and planning.
  • Superior organizational skills: Must be able to read and break down the script into clear, well-organized sequences and assignments, while also maintaining a mathematical breakdown, per episode, of where the team is, and how much longer it will take them to achieve their deadlines.
  • Example reel: https://vimeo.com/296946154/31e7c1e3e4
Job Responsibilities:
  • Will breakdown scripts, and organize assignments with the Director.
  • Will lead the Storyboard Team in a unified visual manner that achieves the style and quality established on assigned episodes.
  • Will help maintain quality control before submissions are made to the Director and Supervising Director.
  • Will help organize and maintain files on the server, while also delivering storyboard renders to Edit.
  • Well help organize and distribute notes to the team after reviews are made with the Director and Supervising Director.
  • Will act as the point person when notes come back from edit about adds or changes.
  • Will help train the Storyboard Team, giving constructive feedback and encourage growth.
  • Checks and approves team member hours and time off requests, with consent of Director. 
Hourly range: $32.00-34.00

Must reside or relocate to GA.

Estimated start: Late October

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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